2003 Dodge Grand Caravan Overview

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4 Dr C/V Cargo Van Extended
2 national listings
4 Dr eL Passenger Van Extended
10 national listings
4 Dr ES AWD Passenger Van Extended
5 national listings
4 Dr ES Passenger Van Extended
22 national listings
4 Dr EX Passenger Van Extended
23 national listings
4 Dr SE Passenger Van Extended
141 national listings
4 Dr Sport AWD Passenger Van Extended
4 national listings
4 Dr Sport Passenger Van Extended

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Average User Score

45 stars

Based on 19 reviews

Me New Wheels!! by Cindy
 — I was skeptical about owing a VAN....let's face it, i'm not in the Family mode where i have to transport 8 kids on a daily basis! But after taking these wheels for a test spin....all i can say is WOW... Read More
Dodge Grand Caravan Sport/2003 by Michelle
 — Good on the highway for her size. 11.8 KPG. (That's when i'm doing 110 KM/Hr). She seats 7 people, and has lots of room in the trunk with all the seats in. All seats are removeable except for the dr... Read More
It Is Very Good Family Car. It Drives Great, I Just Love It Because It Finds Lots In It. by Alisha
 — The brakes on are really nice, it is a easy stop and go, the handling is awesome, it isn't too pricey or to cheap either. It is a really fun car to drive, I love that it has two sliding doors, so the ... Read More

2003 Dodge Grand Caravan Overview

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2003 Dodge Grand Caravan

The 2003 Dodge Grand Caravan didn't change its MO much, as it seemd to be doing everything right.  The same trims and engine options were offered, with the reappareance of the Cargo Van (C/V) this year.  The 3.3-liter, 180-hp V6 came standard on the SE, eL, Sport, and Cargo Van, while the 3.8-liter, 215-hp V6 was standard on the eX and ES.    

New for 2003 is a power sunroof option for the ES only, and standard power liftgate on the eX and ES, a feature highly valued by appreciative moms everywhere.  The AutoStick transmission is discontinued in 2003.  Grand Caravans also offer optional three-zone temperature control to accommodate the three rows of passenger seating.

There is no end to the praise for the 2003 Grand Caravan.  From its wide variety of engine and trim options, to the smooth, quiet ride and car-like driving experience, to the cargo space and energetic engine, this minivan remains popular among owners.  Drivers love the interior comfort and high seating.  Some downsides are the heavy-to-remove third-row seating, wide turn radius, and maneuverability of the long Grand Caravans.  One thing Dodge seems to have addressed is the transmission problems, as complaints of this in the 2003 Grand Caravan are not as abundant as in other years.


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Headlight Went Out On 2003 Dodge Grand Caravan And Now Brights Don't Work A...

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What Could Be The Problem?

Drove my van home, later went to go somewhere and engine would not turn over. I can hear the stater relay click, but nothing happens. All dash lights come on, windows work, but starter does not ene...

7 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 weeks ago)

Very Rough Idle.

2003 V6 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.8L engine. Sputtering and shaking started a few days ago. Took in for Diagnostic, oil change, spark plugs, plug wires and fuel filter. No codes on diagnostic and No di...

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Why May All The Lights Come On Everytime The Doors Are Opened

sometimes the headlights come on just while the van is setting there.

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03 Chrsysler Town And Country Has Rough Idle And Brake Pedal Is Hard To Pus...

My 03 Chrysler town and country has rough idle and the brakes are very hard to push down. I changed my coil pack and map sensor and its still running the same

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